Canadian Manufacturing

MANUFACTURING Automation: All in the family – automation builder looks to the future

by Kristina Urquhart   

Manufacturing Automation
Manufacturing Heavy Machinery

Armed with a viable succession plan, Butty Manufacturing, a small manufacturer of custom material handling equipment, is poised to grow its business

Alicia Butty, a CWB-certified welder, inspector and supervisor, works at her family’s custom fabrication shop, Butty Manufacturing. Photo: Manufacturing AUTOMATION

An unusual customer request 35 years ago led George Butty and his brother Frank to success with their custom machinery shop, Butty Manufacturing.

The customer was looking for an automated tire cutter – something that George Butty says he’d never seen at the time.

Learn more about Butty Manufacturing at MANUFACTURING Automation, one of Canadian Manufacturing‘s sister publications.



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